With the album by Nico Steckhan we commit uncharted territory. His album meets at the crossroads of kicking electronics, pop, indie, songs and IDM. No genre-problem for Phonocake, above all it's the idea to present new musicians. We call it intelligent pop music .. IPM. : )
The idea for the album title derived from a koan (a zen riddle) :
Excerpt: Even as the album keeps emotion at a distance, it draws emotion from you as the listener. This is beautiful work which is sinister in its ordered chaos yet strangely enticing. A refreshing lake in the desert of modern music, indeed.
July 23, 2011 Subject:
NetMusic Life review